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Man Assaulted Girlfriend, Phoenixville Police Say

According to a witness, the man 'snapped' for no reason.

A 38-year-old Phoenixville man was charged with simple assault and harassment last week after police say he beat his girlfriend and possibly struck another woman during the tumult.

According to court documents, on Feb. 14 at 5:49 p.m., Phoenixville Police were dispatched to the 400 block of South Street for a reported domestic assault in progress.

Once on the scene, police found the owner of the residence crying in the street. The woman said that the defendant had been inside her home, repeatedly punching his girlfriend in the head.

By the time police entered the residence, the defendant had driven away in his Yukon. The victim, still in the home and disoriented, told police that she didn’t remember why her boyfriend started hitting her. She added that her head hurt. Police transported her to Phoenixville Hospital to be evaluated.

The homeowner, in a subsequent interview, said that the defendant was in the house for a few minutes, seemingly in a bad mood, before “snapping” for no reason and repeatedly striking his girlfriend.

Police noticed the homeowner had a swollen lip, and photographed it for evidence.

The defendant was arraigned on February 19 and released from Chester County Prison after posting bail. He faces preliminary hearing on Feb. 28.

patchsux February 22, 2013 at 12:06 AM
who does he know that his name is not printed
hacker70 February 22, 2013 at 12:41 AM
Like who is he?
Joe Smith February 22, 2013 at 10:50 AM
colored person on meth
Dead Horse Beater February 22, 2013 at 12:15 PM
if you have a daughter i hope she winds up dating a black guy
JRom February 22, 2013 at 08:30 PM
Racist comments should be removed, thank you
Aly February 22, 2013 at 09:09 PM
Why is it every single time I come on the patch there are stupid comments from various people? Does anyone have anything positive to say or solutions to problems?
Here and Now February 23, 2013 at 12:54 AM
he found out she cheated. thanks, and good night.
harry finster February 23, 2013 at 02:42 AM
13984 to go someday that town will be cleaned up
harry finster February 23, 2013 at 02:43 AM
leave move to better place that is solution boise idaho has very low crime rate compared to east coast cities
Here and Now February 23, 2013 at 04:17 AM
chester county prison is the new phoenixville
Here and Now February 23, 2013 at 04:19 AM
I hereby declare this month as 'Felony February' in phoenixville
Dead Horse Beater February 23, 2013 at 04:21 AM
Who the hell cares what you declare.
Here and Now February 23, 2013 at 04:57 AM
looks like dead horse beater supports the felons. another fine upstanding phoenixville citizen.
John February 23, 2013 at 01:27 PM
How many children did you molest last night ? How many pedophiles did you harbor and enable you sick freak
Here and Now February 24, 2013 at 12:11 AM
i'm fine juggling moose junk with my tongue. thanks anyway harry.
larry sinister February 24, 2013 at 12:49 PM
Leave harry alone...he had the sense to move out of your retarded, woman-beating town...enjoy your rowhomes and shanties you scum-sucking schuylkill catfish
Frances Stein February 24, 2013 at 03:03 PM
Joe Smith: Your comments are racist and you should be ashamed of yourself. You sound ignorant, uneducated, and misinformed. Get a life.
Frances Stein February 24, 2013 at 03:05 PM
No moderators on this site? Useless to read these negative, immature, amateurish, and boorish comments. Moderator needed or else this site should simply shut down.
harry finster February 24, 2013 at 06:09 PM
when you live in a place like phoenixville the truth hurts
John February 24, 2013 at 10:36 PM
And the truth is, you are a child molester.
harry finster February 28, 2013 at 05:24 AM
right on larry
John February 28, 2013 at 03:02 PM
way to support a child molestor.

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